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Job Description for Senior Test Engineer

Senior test engineers generally work with computer software and hardware. These engineers test and create programs for a company for their own internal programs or usage or for third party/public usage. Senior test engineers generally work with and/or oversee a dedicated team of test engineers or developers, and they work with them to suss out and address any issues that might arise in a given system or program. Because they often lead teams, they must have excellent communication skills and the ability to troubleshoot, self-start and motivate their fellow team members. Senior test engineers may also perform regression, security, integration, quality assurance and stress/load testings. In addition, they often monitor usage and performance of certain servers, units, programs or systems. Senior test engineers often work their way up from more entry level test engineer positions. Regardless of how they arrive at their position, senior test engineers are generally required to have at least a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, fluency with development languages and processes, test environments and prior work experience in their field. Some companies may require their senior test engineers to have specific certifications or security clearances. In addition, a basic foundation in IT knowledge (such as networking, system administration, etc.) is usually helpful. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

Senior Test Engineer Tasks
  • Develop test plans and design hardware/software to execute those tests.
  • Provide technical expertise and design input to other teams.
  • Create, update, and communicate required documentation.
  • Verify and validate new tests, test systems and solutions.
  • Perform automated and manual tests, interpret results and de-bug.

About Farmington Hills, Michigan

Oakland County, Michigan
81,332
Male:
37,527 (46.1%)
Female:
43,805 (53.9%)
Farmington Hills is the second largest city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population was 79,740 at the 2010 census. It is part of the upscale northwestern suburbs of Metropolitan Detroit and is also around 20 miles (32 km) northeast of downtown Ann Arbor. Farmington Hills consistently ranks as one of the safest cities in the United States, as well as in the state of Michigan. In 2010, the area ranked as the 30th safest city in America. Farmington Hills also ranks as the 36th highest-income place in the United States with a population of 50,000 or more and ranks as 14th America's best cities to live by 24/7 Wall St. Although the two cities have separate services and addresses, Farmington and Farmington Hills are often thought of as the same community. Features of the community include a recently renovated downtown, boutiques, a vintage cinema, numerous restaurants, exotic car...
Farmington Hills:
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Michigan:
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$137,500
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Key Stats for Senior Test Engineer

5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
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